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Class 2 Device Recall OptiSeal Valved PTFE Peelable Introducer

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  Class 2 Device Recall OptiSeal Valved PTFE Peelable Introducer see related information
Date Initiated by Firm July 02, 2010
Date Posted August 27, 2010
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 17, 2011
Recall Number Z-2294-2010
Recall Event ID 56281
510(K)Number K093232  
Product Classification Introducer, catheter - Product Code DYB
Product Greatbatch OptiSeal Valved PTFE Peelable Introducer, Model 1000093-001, 1000093-002, 1000093-003, 1000093-004, 1000093-005, 1000093-006, 1000093-007. Sterilized using Ethylene Oxide. Greatbatch Medical, 2300 Berkshire Lane North, Minneapolis, MN 55441 USA. The OptiSeal Valved PTFE Peelable Introducer is designed to reduce blood loss and air intake by providing hemostatic sealing at venous pressures. The device is offered in two configurations, one without a sideport and one with a sideport attached to a segment of extension tubing terminating in a 3-way stopcock.
Code Information Model / lot number: 1000093-001 / W1515452; 1000093-002 / W1545383; 1000093-003 / W1519579, W1524143, W1515454; 1000093-004 / W1524146, W1519578, W1520649, W1515441; 1000093-005 / W1515455; 1000093-006 / W1515456; 1000093-007 / W1560536.
Recalling Firm/
Greatbatch Medical
2300 Berkshire Lane North
Minneapolis MN 55441
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The outer sterile barrier (pouch) packaging for the 12 Fr device is not intact. No breaches in the inner sterile barrier (tray/tyvek lid) have been identified. The OptiSeal introducer and accessories sealed in the tray are sterile. Infection may result if a sterile field is contaminated by the outer surface of the inner tray.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Greatbatch Medical issued an "Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated July 12, 2010 via email to consignees. The letter described the problem and affected device. Consignees were instructed to immediately discontinue distribution of the product and return the unused units to Greatbatch Medical and to notify their customers to immediately return unused units. For shipping assistance, questions or assistance in notifying accounts, contact Shannon Springer at 763 951-8244 or Kimberly Briggs, 716 759-5702.
Quantity in Commerce 211 5-pack boxes
Distribution Worldwide Distribution: United States, including the states of MN and CA.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = DYB and Original Applicant = Greatbatch Medical